Lions have killed three children who had gone to look for missing cattle in northern Tanzania’s Ngorongoro wildlife reserve, according to the police
Arusha police Chief Justine Masejo said the children – aged between nine and 11 – went looking for the livestock just after they had returned from school,
According to the police chief, the lions attacked and killed three children while injuring one.
Ngorongoro, and other wildlife reserves and national parks, are protected areas but the authorities allow Maasai people to live there and raise cattle.
There have been cases of humans and wildlife coming into conflict before, AFP reports.
Thirty-six lions had to be relocated from the Serengeti national park, also in northern Tanzania, after they attacked humans and cattle.
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